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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:3098f290-e7da-41c5-b031-d29f081c792a

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

JSON

For a JSON view of this data, click here

WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Cygnus (Cygnus) olor
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

RDF

To download an RDF/XML document for the concepts and names click here
A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

Further details

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Terrestrial Habitats
Conservation status
IUCNLeast Concern

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Online resources

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Species Lists

Birds of Western Australia
Common name: Mute Swan
Family: Anatidae
Notes: introduced
Biological, ecological, conservation and legal information for all species and subspecies of Australian bird
genus: Cygnus
specificEpithet: olor
infraspecificEpithet: NA
scientificName_CandB: Cygnus olor
nameAccordingTo: NA
Family_vernacularName: Ducks, Geese and Swans
family: Anatidae
order: Anseriformes
taxonRank: species
Ultrataxon: 1
UltrataxaPerSpecies: 1
SpeciesPerGenus: 6
GeneraPerFamily: 53
FamiliesPerOrder: 3
SpeciesUniqueness: 10.2
UltrataxonUniqueness: 18.0
PatchClade: Anserinae
HackettFineClades: Ducks, Geese, Other Waterfowl, Screamers
HackettCoarseClades: Ducks, Geese, Other Waterfowl, Screamers
PopulationDescription: Introduced
establishmentMeans: Introduced
CoreTaxa: 0
Non-breedingPopulationsOfCoreTaxa: 0
Extinct: 0
Introduced: 1
Vagrant: 0
Supplementary: 0
EndemicEntirelyInAustralia: 0
EndemicBreedingOnly: 0
Non-breedingOnly: 0
PercentInAustraliaBreeding: 2
PercentInAustraliaNon-breeding: 2
GlobalIUCNStatus_2015: LC
GlobalIUCNCriteria_2015: NA
AustralianStatus_1990: Introduced
AustralianStatusCriteria_1990: NA
AustralianStatus_2000: Introduced
AustralianStatusCriteria_2000: NA
AustralianStatus_2010: Introduced
AustralianStatusCriteria_2010: NA
AustralianStatusJuly_2015: Introduced
AustralianStatusCriteriaJuly_2015: NA
EPBCStatusJuly_2015: not listed
EPBCYearListed: NA
BonnConvention: not listed
CAMBA: not listed
JAMBA: not listed
ROKAMBA: not listed
Migratory: not listed
EPBCMarine: not listed
ACTStatus_2015: not listed
NSWStatus_2015: not listed
NTStatus_2015: not listed
QLDStatus_2015: not listed
SAStatus_2015: not listed
TASStatus_2015: not listed
VICStatus_2015: not listed
WAStatus_2015: not listed
AustralianCapitalTerritory: not listed
NewSouthWales: not listed
NorthernTerritory: not listed
Queensland: not listed
SouthAustralia: not listed
Tasmania: Introduced Extinct
Victoria: not listed
WesternAustralia: Introduced
NorfolkIsland: not listed
LordHoweIsland: not listed
HeardIsland: not listed
MacquarieIsland: not listed
ChristmasIsland: not listed
CocosKeelingIsland: not listed
AshmoreAndOtherIndianOceanIslands: not listed
CoralSea: not listed
AustralianFishingZone: 0
AlsoInPapuaNewGuinea: not listed
ConnectivityWithPapuaNewGuinea: NA
AlsoInIndonesia: not listed
ConnectivityWithIndonesia: NA
AlsoInTimor-Leste: not listed
ConnectivityWithTimor-Leste: NA
AlsoInNewZealand: present
ConnectivityWithNewZealand: none
AlsoInNewCaledonia: not listed
ConnectivityWithNewCaledonia: NA
AustralianContinentalIslandOnly: NA
AustralianOceanicIslandOnly: NA
BodyLength: 145
BodyLengthMin: 130
BodyLengthMax: 160
BodyMassAverage: 9300.0
BodyMassMin: 5500.0
BodyMassMax: 14300.0
MaleBodyMassAverage: 10500.0
MaleBodyMassMin: 8100.0
MaleBodyMassMax: 14300.0
FemaleBodyMassAverage: 8120.0
FemaleBodyMassMin: 5500.0
FemaleBodyMassMax: 10800.0
UnsexedBodyMassAverage: NAV
UnsexedBodyMassMin: NAV
UnsexedBodyMassMax: NAV
SourceOfBodyMassData: Cramp et al. (1977-1994)
BrainVolume: NA
BrainMass: NA
BrainMassResidual: NA
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialAridShrubland: 0
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialChenopodShrubland: 0
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialHeath: 0
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialTriodiaHummockGrassland: 0
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialOtherGrassland: 1
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialMallee: 0
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialTropicalSavannaWoodland: 0
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialTemperateDrySclerophyllForestAndWoodland: 0
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialTemperateWetSclerophyllForestAndWoodland: 0
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialRainforest: 0
FeedingHabitatTerrestrialMangroveTrees: 0
FeedingHabitatInlandWatersRiversAndStreams: 1
FeedingHabitatInlandWatersDeepOpenWater: 1
FeedingHabitat_Inland_waters_Shallow_open_water: 0
FeedingHabitatInlandWatersReedsAndTallWetGrassland: 0
FeedingHabitatInlandWatersLowMarshlandAndWetGrassland: 0
FeedingHabitatCoastalSandy: 0
FeedingHabitatCoastalRocky: 0
FeedingHabitatCoastalSoftMud: 0
FeedingHabitatCoastalSaltmarsh: 0
FeedingHabitatCoastalMangroveFloor: 0
FeedingHabitatMarineVeryColdPelagic: 0
FeedingHabitatMarineColdPelagic: 0
138FeedingHabitatMarineTemperatePelagic: 0
FeedingHabitatMarineWarmPelagic: 0
FeedingHabitatMarineColdInshore: 0
FeedingHabitatMarineTemperateInshore: 0
FeedingHabitatMarineWarmInshore: 0
FeedingHabitatOtherNon-AustralianHabitat: 1
FeedingHabitatAgriculturalLandscapes: 0
FeedingHabitatUrbanLandscapes: 1
BreedingHabitatAridShrubland: 0
BreedingHabitatChenopodShrubland: 0
BreedingHabitatHeath: 0
BreedingHabitatTriodiaHummockGrassland: 0
BreedingHabitatOtherGrassland: 1
BreedingHabitatMallee: 0
BreedingHabitatTropicalSavannaWoodland: 0
BreedingHabitatTemperateDrySclerophyllForestAndWoodland: 0
BreedingHabitatTemperateWetSclerophyllForestAndWoodland: 0
BreedingHabitatRainforest: 0
BreedingHabitatMangrove: 0
BreedingHabitatInlandWetland: 1
BreedingHabitatBeachesAndSandCays: 0
BreedingHabitatRockyCoastsAndIslets: 0
BreedingHabitatOtherNon-AustralianHabitats: 1
BreedingHabitatAgriculturalLands: 0
BreedingHabitatUrban: 1
FoodFruit: 0
FoodNectarOrPollen: 0
FoodSeeds: 0
FoodFoliageOrherbs: 1
FoodCormsOrtub: 0
FoodTerrestrial_invertebrates: 0
FoodTerrestrialVertebrates: 0
FoodCarrion: 0
FoodIntertidalInvertebrates: 0
FoodFishOrInvertebratesMarine: 0
FoodfishOrInvertebratesInlandWaters: 0
FeedingAggregationSolitary: 1
FeedingAggregationPairs: 1
FeedingAggregationFlocks: 0
MeanFlightInitiationDistance: NAV
ClutchSizeAverage: 5.6
ClutchSizeMin: 4
ClutchSizeMax: 7
EggLength: 111
EggDiameter: 75
NestLocationGroundLevel: 1
NestLocationSupported: 0
NestLocationHanging: 0
NestLocationBurrow: 0
NestLocationHollow: 0
NestLocationFloating: 0
NestAggregationSolitary: 1
NestAggregationColonial: 1
NestAggregationParasitic: 0
BreedingSystemCooperative: 0
NationalMovementLocalDispersal: 1
NationalMovementPartialMigrant: 0
NationalMovementTotalMigrant: 0
NationalMovementNomadicOropportunistic: 0
NationalMovementIrruptive: 0
NatureOfInternationalMovements: none
MixingBeyondAustralia: 0
LevelOfInternationalGeneticExchange: nil
LevelOfInternationalGeneticExchangeReliability: certain
MaximumTimeElapsedToRecapture: 415
MaximumDistanceOfRecapture: 0
NumberOfBandedBirdsRecovered: 88
ClimateSpecialisation: NA
SpecialisationIndex: NA
SensitivityIndex: NA
AreaOfSuitableClimateInsideRange: NA
AreaOfSuitableClimateOutsideRange: NA
PercentOfSuitableClimateCurrentlyInsideRange: NA
PercentOfSuitableClimateRemainingInsideRange: NA
InsideRange_10thPercentile: NA
InsideRange_90thPercentile: NA
PercentOfSuitableClimateRemainingOutsideRange: NA
OutsideRange_10thPercentile: NA
OutsideRange_90thPercentile: NA
ClimateModelFactorAnnualMeanTemperature: NA
ClimateModelFactorTemperatureSeasonality: NA
ClimateModelFactorMaxTemperatureOfWarmestMonth: NA
ClimateModelFactorMinTemperatureOfColdestMonth: NA
ClimateModelFactorAnnualPrecipitation: NA
ClimateModelFactorPrecipitationSeasonality: NA
ClimateModelFactorPrecipitationOfWettestQuarter: NA
ClimateModelFactorPrecipitationOfDriestQuarter: NA
MeanMarineProductivityAroundBreedingColonies: NA
MaximumMarineProductivityAroundBreedingColonies: NA
ChangeInMarineProductivityAroundBreedingColonies: NA
ChangeInMaximumMarineProductivityAroundBreedingColonies: NA
BirdLifeAustraliaSpeciesNumber: 906
BirdLifeAustraliaTaxonID: u906

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Cygnus (Cygnus) olor

Common Names

Common name Source
Mute Swan
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White Swan
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Fysyldayan Gu Gushu
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
class
AVES
order
ANSERIFORMES
family
ANATIDAE
subfamily
Anserinae
genus
Cygnus
subgenus
Cygnus (Cygnus)
species
Cygnus (Cygnus) olor  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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